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Re: ID request on bugs found in kitchen 9 hours ago in Bug forum by CScullion CScullion
Re: Possible False Widow - but what species? 5 hours ago in Spiders by Gargoyle Gargoyle
Re: Spider keeps returning , id help please! 14 hours ago in Spiders by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: What kind of beetle is this please? 15 hours ago in Beetles by Clive Washington Clive Washington
Re: Need help with Beetle Nymph / Larva Identification. 15 hours ago in Bug forum by AlteredEgo AlteredEgo
Black and red spider id help please 2 days ago in Spiders by Nicolas Nicolas
Re: Blue-horn slug identification! 3 days ago in Bug forum by rhossilian rhossilian
Re: Blue-tailed Damselfy  Ischnura elegans f infuscans-obsoleta? 3 days ago in Dragonflies and damselflies by DerekP DerekP
Re: Calosoma inquisitor? 5 days ago in Beetles by Marta Marta
Re: Spider i.d help 5 days ago in Spiders by lincolnlatic lincolnlatic
Jordanian spider 5 days ago in Spiders by lincolnlatic lincolnlatic
Re: Longhorn Beetle ID? 5 days ago in Beetles by emg emg
Re: Further to recent post. 5 days ago in Bug forum by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Stored Product Mite Pest Problem 1 week ago in Household pests by 55bef82d7cb23b4f60e54262e58b623fb2391d50 55bef82d7cb23b4f60e54262e58b623fb2391d50
Id help please. 1 week ago in Bug forum by chriffer chriffer
Re: Spider identification.. 1 week ago in Bug forum by LeanneB LeanneB
Re: Identification Req'd please - Winter Gnats? 1 week ago in True flies by flecc flecc
Re: Found a larvae in clothes - ID request please 1 week ago in Larvae (immature bugs) by Les Gradwell Les Gradwell
Re: Hi. can anyone help us identify this little critter please. 2 weeks ago in Bug forum by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: what is this creature? and how to get rid of them please? 2 weeks ago in Bug forum by flecc flecc

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